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e lipt elliptical and a bike together. >> i'm leaving you. i'm leaving you. look what's happening. look at me. >> okay. >> i'm sorry. >> it's like an elliptical. >> slow down. don't hit me. kathie, the brakes. the brakes. >> oh, yeah. >> okay. watch me turn. wait. wait. i want to point out my turn. good-bye. oh, i'm sorry. >> here's sara on a tread wall trying to get away. forget it. you can't do it. >> hello. >> hoda! >> what? >> we're going to be doing exercising the entire -- >> i'm not -- >> wait a second. >> i'm going to run in place right now. i just want to -- i couldn't -- >> so anniversary -- sara we're going to meet up with you later. i think jill we're going to meet up with later.
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>> by the way, i got to say i'm already a little winded. if you guys are in the gym working out, we feel your pain. we're going to go inside. come on. >> what we're going to do is go to see what you do long before we get here at nbc. >> i wake up early. and start working out. >> take a look. >> while i'm reading the bible. >> come on. rise and shine. ♪ >> that's it. me and him. that's it. >> there's this crazy stair climber like actual steps. it's painful to walk up those steps, but it gets your workout over with quickly. >> dying. dying. >> and it do it with music because there's no other way to do it. ♪ lost in emotion . >> cult jam. so old. >> is it over? seriously. is it over? >> i figure if i do 30 minutes, i can do anything else all day. like think about the booze kathie and i drink on the show. that doesn't even work out part of this workout, but at least in my head i feel like, well, i worked out, so we can go with a bottle of red.
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♪ >> let's point out what we're doing. we are going to spend -- >> i'm exhausted -- >> -- an entire hour on bikes, on treadmills, and there's a reason that we're doing this. okay? >> what is it? >> we didn't do this willingly. >> i thought we've done it every year, but apparently the last time we did it was two years ago, hoda. >> we know that a lot of people are in the gym, and they're connecting with us, but not only are we working out, kath, you know what else we are not doing. >> well, we sort of made a deal. sort of a deal. >> with? >> "ladies home journal." >> it was kind of a bribe. we could get on their cover if and only if -- >> rarely do they put people over 50 on their cover. >> well, they said yes if we would give up drinking wine, and we said okay for one month on the show. no problem with that. >> right. >> we want to say hello to danielle propocanicci. she tweeted us and wrote k.l.g.
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and hoda giving up alcohol for a month after this glass of wine. wish me luck. >> then term single writes, klg and hoda giving up wine for a month? this really is the mayan apocalypse. say it isn't so. >> i tried doing that for january. yeah, it hasn't worked out to well. >> we're worried about great futures. >> let's check it out. let's see what the great futures are doing today on the dow. >> we heard that it's bad. but anyway, which we want to let you know that in 30 days we're going to be back in business. >> here's the thing that we're doing. we're sitting at a fit desk. a lot of people say i got too much work to do. i can't exercise. well, now you really -- they're taking away all the excuses basically is what's happening. >> because you have a desk and you have your stuff and everything, and as we said, you guys, we know a lot of people are in different gyms across the country that work out and watch the show, and we're going to keep track of a couple of things. number one, how many calories you are burning, and we have a camera and jill martin across
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the street at equinox where she's going to give some of the people a little mini makeover. >> hey, jill. >> hi, guys. this is a little twist on ambush makeover because we have some people here who could use it, frankly. there are members here. some of our viewers here. let's go check it. hello. >> hello. >> look at you in this little cute knicks. we love the knicks. what's your name? >> samantha. >> do you watch the show every day when you work out? >> i usually dvr it and watch it in the evening. i'm usually at work at this time. >> why aren't you at work today? >> i'm kind of taking a reverse half day. >> enjoy the show. we like your -- i like your knick t-shirt. what's going on in the treadmill area? hi, guys. everybody is already sweating. i see you're watching the show. >> yes. >> what's your name? >> lauren. >> lauren, where are you from? >> originally from knoxville, tennessee. >> i see you went to indiana clearly. >> yeah. >> tell me about your outfit here. >> indiana, got to represent schools, and just wearing a big
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t-shirt from my dad's closet and soccer socks from -- soccer shorts from eighth grade. >> wow. stunning. i think we're going to give you a little mini-makeover today. what do you think? >> um, yes. >> are you excited? >> absolutely. >> well, we're going to reveal you in a half hour, and hoda, she actually told me her father used to babysit you. >> what? what's his name? >> morgantown, west virginia. >> you're kidding me. >> what is his name? >> mark shafer. >> mark shafer. oh, my. >> we're going to find out what you were like as a child as we grab her. let's press stop. >> okay. >> we're going to come over. >> thank you, jill. >> here's the thing. if you guys are wondering how many calories you are burning, if you are on a stationary bike for the entire hour with us on average you're going to burn 292 calories if you are on the bike. all right? >> that depends on how fast you're going. >> exactly. a rough estimate. >> if you are an elliptical just under 500 if you are going at derate speed. >> all right.
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if you are on the treadmill at 3.5 miles, which means you just are walking, you're going to burn about 315 calories. you might get a little thirsty while you're doing that. >> yeah. >> you can't drink what you want to drink right now. >> i know. that's a bummer. >> my friends down in florida and in michigan came up with a concoction that i just love. >> yep. >> we call it our drink, and we have some guys -- >> wait. here it is. >> oh, it's back there. >> this is the one. you can't reach it? >> oh. >> i might need a little help. >> oh, yes. >> could you dab my forehead? oh, yes. >> are you old enough to be on television? >> there. >> you're chris and todd? >> yes, yes. >> who are you and what are you doing here? >> i'm todd. >> you've got your flywheel. >> he won't give me the drink! >> oh, but it's so good. >> it really is. it's fantastic. these guys -- during the course of our show they're going to show us since we can't have wine. >> or anything else.
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>> or anything with alcohol in it, we're going to find things that are comparable calories to the wine. other things we can drink that might be delicious. >> or maybe not. >> uh-huh. >> we're probably going to need, what, some music. >> yes. >> so -- >> thank you, boys. >> thank you very much. >> okay. >> now i'm stuck with it. >> put it on your table. be careful, though. >> i'll put it on my fit desk. >> these are the most popular workout songs. ♪ your heart beats to the beat of the drums ♪ . >> this is keisha. ♪ i came here with someone >> if you don't exercise you're going to die young? >> it just has the right rhythm. here are our top workout songs. you guys, i know this is a winner because i listen to this when i'm in the gym. how about this one by pit bull. go. crank it. ♪ we're going to die young >> don't stop the party. >> pit bull. ♪ shoot it down ♪ i am titanium
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>> this is one of my favorite ones. >> this is a good drink by the way. >> isn't it fantastic? it has spinach and fresh mint in it and fresh pine apple juice and a banana and it's actually looks like -- >> it's delicious. >> i don't want to bring up al roker's name right now, but it looks a little -- >> stop it. you are foul. >> just kidding. >> let's play that pit bull song. it will put you in the mood to work out and i know you need it. >> they don't have pit bull, okay, hoda? you don't get everything you want in life. >> how many calories have we burned? >> ten. >> have we? okay. i know -- oh. ♪ having a good time ♪ >> can't blame it on alcohol now. . there you go, hoda. >> if you are on the treadmill with us, things -- turn it up loud. we can't even hear it.
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>> all right. we told you guys sara is outside. she's on a crazy contraption. it is called a tread wall. it's like a climber, but you go vertically, and you can't stop. >> well, this is really a cool workout because it kind of feels like i'm playing a little bit, although it's -- you can even invert, it which makes you -- you have to lift the weight of your body, which this one i can do for about five seconds because mama is still in january, and she hasn't lost her weight yet. . this really hurts my heiny. >> they do? is. >> sara has got it going on, you guys. we have a lot of fun stuff coming up. first of all, we're talking to a great lady. her name is brook burke. she battled thyroid cancer and overcame it. she has got a workout dvd, and she is a busy lady. she's healthy and sexy, and -- >> we're saying good-bye to two old friends.
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and return to sleep again. ♪ >> probably best known as the hit show "dancing with the stars" but the busy mother of four has been showing off some moves of her own recently. >> yes, she's helping women, especially those with little time on their hands. slim down and shape up in just 30 minutes a day. she has two new fitness dvd's out. >> one is just not enough. >> we need more brooke. brooke burke's body. sexy abs and 30-day slim down. >> we're so glad you're with us. since we heard about your health scare. >> it was quite an end of last year. celebrating life now, i'm feeling great. just a little scar. >> you know what -- >> you didn't even notice? >> who looks at your neck? >> you had thyroid cancer. how did you discover it? >> regular physical. amazing. it's all about preventive health. >> sure is. >> tiny little lump. i had a complete thyroidectomy.
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it's been only a month. i'm already back, working out, kind of crazy to be here, talking fitness and cancer at the same time. >> that can be such a huge part of your recuperation and your recovery completely. >> absolutely. exercise is for the mind, body, soul, for the stress, everything. not being able to work out while i was recovering -- >> that must have been hard, yeah. >> it was really, really tough. it affects our mood, our stress, everything. forget about the body. >> you have -- how many kids? four children? >> four kids. >> part of the reason why i designed this and choreographed this dvd is it's 30 minutes or less. it's intense. i'm going to show you some moves. lots of bootie burning. lots of cardio. >> when it came to your kids and illness, i think a lot of people that go through things wonder what the right approach is and how to talk to kids. how did you end up doing it? >> such a good question. i wanted to wait a while for the kids because i didn't have my surgery for several months. >> sure. >> my 6-year-old actually -- she turns 6 today. >> happy birthday to her. >> i'll be home by tonight.
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she actually saw a little snippet of the video that i published myself. she said mommy you're having surgery, you didn't tell me. i don't know that they really could understand the concept of cancer. but she was very supportive. i'm going to go with you and go to all your appointments. my older girls had a harder time. i think with kids it's about being honest, being thorough. doing your research and sharing your facts and sharing it with them. >> sharing with them as little as you need to. >> i kept saying i'm going to be okay. i have a little lump, and i'm going to have it removed, and mommy will be just fine. >> thank goodness you're doing great. >> will you show us your dvd? >> i will. >> do you have to get off these? >> let's get off these. >> since we have to. >> let's go have some fun. >> okay. >> lots of core. the whole dvd is made to incorporate -- >> i don't even want to look at her. >> don't stand next to me. please. >> every move is incorporating a body part. let me show you what one of the moves looks like. abs are in, tummy tight the whole time. you take it up right here and all bootie right here.
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90 degrees on the knee. watching your knee. breathe. all the way down. you should feel it in the thigh, in the abs. you should feel it in the buttocks. >> how many moves? >> we do it for about 35, 45 seconds. >> grab the weight. let's do this. tummy in. >> these are wimpy weights. >> not too bad. three pounds is right. raise your knee. draw your belly button in. find your balance. >> oh, come on. >> it's okay if you fall out of it. stretch and lift your leg and squeeze the glutes. you can do it. i know it's hard. you can fall out of these. find your balance. >> i don't have -- . you can do it. strong core. down, shoulders, booty. lift. >> that's not funny, mark. all right? >> this is called the booty burn. go. >> all right? flex your foot. we just lift up, up. high as you can. up. squeeze the booty. booty burn. pulse it out. fast, fast, fast. you got it.
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you got it. you got it. tighter, higher. >> how many calories have we burned? >> i'll do the other leg because i can't do it anymore. >> lift up. up. >> we love you. we love you. god bless. >> coming up next, our own fit girl sara haines has got some kids to whip her into shape. jill will help you look stylish while you're sweating. one person gets a mini makeover. y to get your family together for breakfast. in fact, they might work too well. [ ding! ] [ shuffling, scooting ] [ clears throat ] [ children laugh ] [ female announcer ] golden, crispy outside. warm and fluffy inside. we are one good-looking family. [ children laugh ] [ female announcer ] eggo waffles. simply delicious.
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it's a full workout day here. sara in the city time. we had to get to our own sarah haynes moving in the city. you remember the president's physical fitness test that you had to take in school? . >> i cringed doing that. i remember the long jump and all those things. who could forget that? all the pull-ups and sit and reach. we sent sara to see how they're
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doing it now. >> i visited a new york city elementary school where the students are representing for their annual fitness evaluation, and it was more of a workout than i bargained for. >> today i'm at ps 64 in morning city, and i get to go to gym class. i heard they're prepping for their fitness test. let's just see what that's about. already stretching. ow. >> with my healthy i can beat a 10-year-old attitude, i jumped right in. >> we have a special guest participating with us today. her name is sara. say hello. >> hi, guys. >> now, i remember the president's challenge physical fitness test when i was a kid. these days kids are taking the fitness assessment of the presidential youth fitness program. today there are four stations set up as part of their prep. >> oh, gosh. are you kidding me? >> push-ups. >> who is counting? are we supposed to count? [ whistle ] >> the shuttle run. >> oh, gosh. i'm winning. i'm winning!
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keep going. you're younger than me. by only a couple of years. >> i want to know where the s t shuttle is. >> sit-ups. >> go across. go across. and jump rope. >> i just twisted. i just twisted. ow. >> he told me not to use one of the water fountains because there's stuff in it. >> there's vomit in it. >> you're a dude. you got to work on flexibility. >> i realized there's always room for improvement. >> we all have to pick our area of weakness and say it. what's yours? >> push-ups. >> what? >> jump rope. >> push-ups. >> probably nothing. okay. go on. >> one area i'm sure i aced. hugging. >> come on in. group hug.
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don't hurt us, though. >> maybe we should work on that one too. >> okay, guys. we're going to do a fit reach. this is the one i dreaded the most. i chose it for you, of course. on the count of three reach as high as you can. one, two, three. as high? >> ow, ow, ow. >> see the black box. you hit 20, so you're not to the box yet. there's no measuring. she's a little engine that could. eventually she'll get there. for now kathie won. >> you're still not there. >> what's next? >> jill martin hits the gym and gives one lucky lady a workout makeover. >> i got it. >> we can't have cabernet. yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before.
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"today" on this special work out tuesday. it's a bittersweet day because we've promised to give up wine for a month. >> the calories burned according to that thing says i burn the 94 and you burned 140? >> sounds about right. >> that's rude. anyway, i can't believe this is actually happening. all those liquid calories really do add up. here to show us what we could have instead is the woman who made us give up the whole entire thing. julie baim, the health director of lady's home journal. >> i hate her. >> we're kind of against you at this point. >> we have something to reveal. >> thank you. >> you don't look so bad yourselfers pop. >> wow! >> there's only one. >> thank you, honey. thank you. >> i think one of the things, when we drink wine we don't just drink wine. we do what we call a jerry pour.
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>> we jerryize it. >> one serving of wine a day for women is healthy. but one serving equals five ounces. >> that's just wrong. >> most people don't realize how little five ounces is. >> show us. let's see. >> come on, guys show us, please. >> there's what you're supposed to have. that's the healthy. >> which one? >> which one? >> oh, that's ridiculous. >> you know what? >> the little one. >> it's not our fault. jerry does the pouring. >> there's 120 calories in five ounces. but more like 250 in the jerry pour. >> wow. >> we like the jerry pour. >> what's that add up to a week? >> that adds up to a lot. so if you gave up that 10-ounce pour you could eat instead a lot of good stuff. >> save us 5,000 calories you said. >> let's bring out our first -- by the way all these cute guys are from flywheel. these are some of the things you could have instead of wine. >> for 250 calories, you could
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eat eight cups of popcorn. or a bunch of whole grain chips and salsa. >> no thank you. >> or if you wantomething fatty or sweet, half a cup of ice cream. or a small order of fries. >> now what would you choose the vino over all that stuff, cath? >> i don't like the red as much as white. so for that i'd probably go with the chips and salsa or popcorn. >> that's good to know. a lot of popcorn, too. >> champagne is something we enjoy. >> champagne. >> you more than i do, hode. >> you're right. so tell us about the healthy equivalent if we wanted to give up champagne. >> about 80 calories a glass. >> okay. >> most people have two. so you could have filet mignon. >> and bacon? >> or 3 1/2 strips of bacon. >> what's the other thing over there? >> 22 almonds. and what else? macaroni and cheese. >> wow. >> all right. it puts it in per respect.
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>> i have -- perspective. >> your liquid calories don't make you feel full. so you don't even know that you're drinking your calories. >> let's talk about sangria. that is so fruity and delicious. but if you just decided not to have the sangria -- >> 300 calories. you could have your whole lunch. tuna salad, turkey and cheese sandwich on whole wheat. or a slice of pepperoni with a chocolate cupcake. >> you know what? it is pretty cool. we're giving up wine for the show. and during that hour of television we could save a lot. are you guys really walking in? >> we're going to drink it in front of us. >> that's really just rude. >> looking hot while you sweat. jill martin has your workout wardrobe makeover right after this. >> i think i'm burning more calories than the calorie counter. botax, we know this is more than a paycheck. it's long, hard days, late nights, and missed little league games. you've worked hard to earn your money.
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>> we're back with the latest fashion trends in the gym.
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we want to point out that during the commercial breaks we are want sitting around eating. >> not on our egyptian butts we're not. >> we're going to show you because this is proof. this is the commercial. i know it looks like the regular show, but it's the commercial break, and we work out throughout. our calories are being counted as we go, and at this point my calorie counter is broken. this is -- okay. let's look at the calorie count. >> that's not true, hoda. >> i want to see. >> 121, and you have -- mine it is broken. >> every year you say that. >> whether you're doing yoga, you're running, biking, or lifting weights jill marten has ways to help you look stylish. she's today contributor and contributing editor for people style watch. >> i love your yellow and gray thing. that's adorable. >> looks cute. >> i'm pulling this off for five minutes. >> that's all you need. >> what do we got? >> we have different looks on different body types. these are the newest, trendiest as we go into the fall winter. dana first in the newest yoga wear, and you see cara grace.
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>> look how cute the pants are, the cut-outs. >> and the back, the cut-outs in the back. >> i got to get those for -- those are darling. yoga mats. personalized yoga mats. all the rage. >> people walk off with them. this is monogrammed for $27. including the monogram. >> i like how it matches, dana. so cute. >> thank you. >> all right, people like to spin, and that's the new trend. that's what we were kind of doing. >> i hate the spinning. it's so hard. >> look at this cool outfit. >> this is lulu lemon, which i'm wearing as well. >> that's what i'm wearing too today. >> i love lulu lemon. it shows all the different ways that you can -- that is a huge trend now. wearing lace in your workout ware. it's how you put it together. i love this jacket. it's great for running. great to spin. then this is a great water bottle made with glass with rubber around it. these are all the rage right now. eco-friendly, obviously. >> adorable. >> let's bring out tina.
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i would never pick this as a running outfit, but it is. >> it looks like tennis. >> go, girl. >> this is my -- she actually trains for the marathon in an outfit like this. >> did you? >> you know what's great about it -- >> it covers up a little bit. >> it's cool, if you know what i mean. >> wicking fabric. >> did you finish the marathon? >> you did two? oh, my god. >> this is by moving comfort, and, again, look at the stylish watch she's wearing. you can change out the bands, and then ihome audio look at the headphones. they wrap around the back of your head so they don't get in the way. >> that's great. hoda, you need those. >> cool. >> you can show your bicycle shorts underneath. >> you should. >> of course, you are. >> darling. >> thanks, sweetie. >> that would be great for tennis too, though. >> it's very -- >> if you love to lift weights, we've got our twins. >> we love our twins. >> they're back. >> under armor reversible sports bra. can you wear it one way, and you turn it around and wear it the other way. >> that's the same sports bra. >> i love all of their stuff. it's so -- their t-shirts
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especially. you can sweat so much, and you don't feel hot and sweaty. they're great. >> yes. this is great. the towels are amazing because, you know, when you are on the treadmill like us, one side says gym and the other says skin. you know which is for the equipment and which is for wiping off your skin. >> that's a good idea. >> it's by towel mate. and their sneakerses, newest from new balance. >> love new balance too. >> timely, our little makeover girl. >> what a difference. >> wow. >> oh, look how adorable you look. where is that before picture? >> tell us what she's got going on. >> this is from -- we found her obviously at equinox. these are from the shots there. she's just getting back into working out. you have to feel good while you're working out, and she asked me -- she said this is so great. this is really going to motivate me. again, her father was your baby-sitter. >> i can't believe it. >> that's just crazy. . let's bring all of our ladies out. >> beautiful. thanks, ladies and jill.
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thank you so much. >> i need a glass of wine. high-tech gadgets that will motivate you to keep you going healthy right after this. good morning to you. i'm meteorologist chris warren with a live weather update. we're watching a system moving through the south and southern plains here. this is going to bring some heavy rain, the chance for severe weather throughout the day. if you live in this area just heads up and be aware of what's going on throughout the day. also seeing another system moving into the pacific northwest that's going to bring some more cool air to that part of the country. cool air to the north. meanwhile completely different story in the southeast. seeing 60s. this is the beginning. it's going to get even warmer getting closer to the weekend. look at orlando. 83 degrees. so if you're planning a vacation this week in florida, just about perfect. meanwhile not quite perfect here throughout the mississippi valley. can use the rain for that low mississippi river. but we're going to see that rain and some storms moving in thursday. some mountain snow here in the west as that system pushes to
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the east. some cold air behind it. still dealing with some very mild air here in the southeast. a little more cloud cover on thursday. then friday we'll we're going to have the showers move a little bit farther to the east. look at these temperatures jumping into the 70s. widespread lower 70s in many spots in the south. different story in the intermountain west. more snow on the way. it's going to be cold and look and feel like winter. you see this front drapes across the region, the middle part of the country on saturday. mild air here in new york. 57 mid 60s in d.c. on saturday. and then on sunday you're going to have a front that's going to go from the ohio valley down into the lower mississippi valley with a chance for some showers, still a warm day in atlanta. and we're going to see a little bit cooler air throughout much of the west. that's what we're going to see through the weekend. it's going to be a very warm still in the southeast. start to see things moderate at least get a little bit closer to what you might expect this time of year. get temperatures back into the 40s for dallas. remember, weekdays on the
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it's time for today's tech, and the newest gadgets to make it easier it and more fun to get in shape. >> from the gps watch that tracks your calories with ease to an mp3 player that works underwater. editor at large of "shape magazine" is here with cool tools. >> speaking of cool, shall we just get towelled off a tad, hoda woman? >> i think we should get towelled off. >> do you mind? >> no, of course not. >> you do it, please. thank you. >> as we're getting dabbed, we are wearing -- thank you, sweetie. we are wearing these calorie counters, which mine is broken, but anyway, they read the calories. can anyone get one of these and stick them on their waist band and really get the -- >> absolutely. these are the fit bit one. these are a wireless activity tracker. essentially you put it on like you ladies did.
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it's going to tell us how many steps you take, how many stairs you climb and calories you burn. >> but we put them on right before we started the show. >> we sure did. >> i guess it doesn't really matter who is in the front right now. >> we're going to show it throughout the course of this segment as well. >> keeps you competitive, which is it keeps you motivated. >> there's an app that i've been hearing a lot of buzz about called the charity app. >> charity mile. >> tell us about that. >> it's amazing. it's this free app you download on your phone, and basically it's combining fitness and philanthropy in one. you decide which charity you want to donate your money to, anything from autism speaks to feeding america, and then you decide if you want to bike, run, or walk. every time you bike, you earn 10 cents per mile. every time you run or walk, 25 cents per mile. >> that's nice. >> you are making a big difference doing something good for yourself. >> that's great. >> doing something good for others too. >> there's another weird app out there. it has to do with zombies. >> somehow jerry. >> it's not even halloween. >> it's called zombies run, and this is like a very interactive
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app. basically it's a fun audio book plus a fitness game. >> it's weird. >> the minute you put your headphones in -- >> i don't get it. >> jerry has had practice. >> you are being thrown into this post-apocalyptic world where you are being chased by zombies, and you have to run away and save yourself and save the world. >> and thus shed some calories. >> exactly. >> let's bring out the waterproof mp3 player. lauren has got it. lauren, tell us about that. >> so, lauren is wearing the water proof mp-3 player. this is great for swimmers who want to listen to music while they are swimming. >> it's great. >> that's cool. very cool. >> it can store up to 1,000 songs, four gigabytes, and it's water proof up to three meters. you won't be bored when you are swimming laps. >> where you do get her thighs? that's what i really want. >> thanks, lauren. >> finally, we have danielle, and she's out here. she's got a gadget for us. >> danielle is wearing the set starter. this is a gadget for interval training.
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it's all about high intensity and low intensity workouts, but timing is so key. this goes on your thumb. it keeps you on schedule. if you listen closely, it beeps every 15 seconds or so or whatever time you want, and that's going to let you know that it's time to move on to your next set. >> thank you. >> unlike stop watches and stuff, you don't have to look at the watch. it's going to give you audio cues. >> you would say burn a calorie if you lifted up your arm to look. >> i would love to know how our calorie burning is going right now. >> let's take a look, shall we? >> really. come on now. oh. >> oh, my. >> you know what, something is broken. >> fun fitness trends to help you feel the burn without being bored. but first this is "today" on nbc. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night
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there are so many trends to keep you going in the gym. our first boredom buster is called indoor surfing. whatever that is. mark santa maria is the national group fitness member. >> what's up, hoda? >> what's this thing called? >> we've got this new launch this week. surf set, and sand. we are surfing just without the waves. i'm going to show you the pop-up move. >> the point is to work your core? >> the point is to work the whole body, but the core is huge. you're paddling out. do your pop-up. >> pop up. >> you're going to take a foot forward and then stand up and ride that wave. >> okay. looks very simple. >> we're going to do it together. >> stay here and help me. where are you going? >> you're going to lay on your belly. paddle it out. then bring your hands right on to that cushion part, and then lift yourself. like a push-up. you got it, mama. right up. bam. then take a leg up. it's almost like a yoga move. got it. you got it. you got this. >> this is so easy. >> it's so easy. it's just like surfing just without the water. nice. good. now, pretend you're going to
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ride that wave. sit low. you got it. you're rocking. you're rocking. stay there. pretend you're riding that wave. now hold the sand bag. grip it, and i'll toss it to you. >> really? >> i'm on the shore. i'm your lifeguard. you are working out. surf is up. >> this really does work the abs. >> it works your entire core. lower back, abs, your six-pack. >> i'm sweating. i think i burned four more calories. let's go over to, who is it, sara downstairs. >> thanks, hoda. next up we've got the boring busters i think it's called, and we've got trx. i'm here with lisa who is a master trx instructor, correct? what is trx? >> first of all, trx is a training company, and we have product, gear, and programming and education, and our focus is on improving human movement. >> and this stuff you go get. i remember -- wasn't this created by someone who said you could take it and do it anywhere? >> you can do it anywhere. the suspension trainer was created by a navy s.e.a.l., and it's perfect for new york, small spaces. >> let's make sure we get some of this. >> perfect.
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what we're going to do first is go ahead and put your right into the left. sara is a pro, so we're going to spin to our knees. >> pro is a stretch. >> it's more of an advanced option. she's been on the suspension trainer before. hands and shoulders. lift your hips. tuck into a tight crunch. >> i can feel that in my abs. >> do a couple of reps of that. then just rest on your knees. the next up is trx pike. lift your hips up over your shoulders and come back down. >> now, i can feel that in my shoulders. >> it's all core all the time, sara. the trx trains strength, mobility, flexibility and balance. that was great. >> you could have this at home, right? >> you can have this at home. the new home kit actually comes with some downloadable workouts that you can streamline, put on your mobile device and it's like having a private trainer at the park, at your house. >> you can make this modifications to make this easy or amp it up. >> it's for all levels. we got one more for you. your hands will come down, and you'll do the atomic push-up.
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you'll come down into a press keeping your plank. lift your hips. tuck your legs in, and come back out. >> that's going to leave a mark. >> it's fast, efficient. it's total body. >> thank you so much. lisa, that was an awesome workout. okay. going to kathie. >> all righty. now number three in our boredom busters, bollywood. we have two beautiful ladies who will tell us what we're going to be doing. what's your name, please? >> pavel. >> i'm pria. >> obviously this is all about wonderful kind of dancing we see on the bollywood movies and slum dog millionaire. >> it's based on bollywood. we really take a fitness approach to it. every time you squeeze your muscles, you are jumping and swinging. you are working muscles, burning calories. most importantly, having fun. >> having fun. let's show us a little bit, please. >> okay. let's start with the knee lift. we're just going to go up and up and up. it's a fun part that's adding the arms. big clap up. it's a full body workout, right? that's it. and this is -- we're doing it
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right here. >> that's not easy with this thing. >> then we're going to tell everybody else to dance with us. okay. >> let's do something different. >> dance with us. that's it. making sure we're doing whatever we want with our hands. ♪ >> okay. >> it's time for the big tally. >> we tally at the end of the show. we've been working out throughout the entire show. here are the calorie counts. come on, girl. >> 216. >> 285 for me. >> mine is broken. >> i kicked her egyptian butt. >> 11 years older than hoda. >> we have a fun show tomorrow. >> see you tomorrow, everybody. >> bye. ♪ >> go go go.
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a fake life? >> you really think about everything you say and do. jeff: she kidnapped her own son. >> i couldn't process what was going on. jeff: jeweller to the stars. >> i was certainly not trying to make a name for myself. jeff: then a former lawyer turned lego maker. >> it was no longer about a toy. it was about art. jeff: a simple invention with a big reward. >> i couldn't believe it didn't exist. [ applause ] jeff: hello, hello. roll it! all right. a little about me. i'm recently married. i work with my wife on this show, and i'm learning how to be a dad to two amazing kids in a blended family. i'm hosting a talk show 'cause there's a lot to talk about. this is the adventure. [ applause ] welcome to the show.

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